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Rum Journal: Another Exceptional Rum from Papa’s Pilar

 It isn’t easy for a rum brand to get the one-name not of approval from rum aficionados. It takes time, it takes energy and it takes a product that is as consistent as it is But travel to rum hubs …

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The Bahamas Is Getting a New Hotel in Bimini

 By Alexander Britell A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront …

CJ Readers Channel Ernest Hemingway

 By the Caribbean Journal staff At the end of 2014, Caribbean Journal and Papa’s Pilar Rum collaborated on a contest, aiming to find the best reader caption for a series of Ernest Hemingway photos.  The catch? Readers had to write the …

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 “I ordered a Rum St James. This tasted wonderful on the cold day and I kept on writing, feeling very well and feeling the good Martinique rum warm me all through my body and my spirit.” — Ernest Hemingway, A …

 At the edge of the Atlantic and the farthest boundaries of the Bahamas, in a small bar off Queen’s Highway, roamed the ghosts of presidents, outlaws and writers. But after years of neglect, even Ernest Hemingway couldn’t get a drink …